Customs & Trade Facilitation

This article by Evelyn Suarez first appeared on May 9th at Adam Smith Project.

WTO’s trade facilitation deal has sweeping potential but needs public and private buy-in

   It was big news, at least in international trade circles, when after 10 years of negotiations, the World Trade Organization finalized a Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) at its Ministerial Conference in Bali Dec. 7, 2013.
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Pending trade facilitation agreement gives trade community cause for optimism

Originally appeared on the Adam Smith Project on February 3, 2017. Reposted with permission.

The World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) is only two ratifications away from entry into force. Continue reading

Under Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 CBP to Investigate Allegations of Evasion of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders

On February 24, 2016, President Obama signed into law The Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (TFTE).… Continue reading